Jonathan Compton

Jonathan Compton

Jonathan Compton

Partner

What they say

"Thank you for all your assistance in my litigation. As far as I am concerned you’ll always be my legal contact and I will always recommend you to my contacts."

RAK Ceramics (UK) Limited

Jonathan is a Guildford-based Dispute Resolution and Litigation Partner. He is qualified both as a barrister and a solicitor, with his experience as an advocate strongly underpinning his commercial litigation work and employment practice. His practice is both domestic and international, and involves advising both private individuals and commercial organisations of all sizes.

Jonathan works across areas including commercial dispute resolution including banking and finance , employment and Queens Bench commercial practice.

He is accredited as an Arbitrator by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, and also holds a master’s degree in competition law, a specialism greatly valued by many of the firm's commercial clients.

Notable cases

Jonathan has two reported cases, Rexy Finance Limited v Morgan Stanley International and Close Brothers Limited v Ridsdale and others,  both involving banking law, acting in the first case for the Claimant customer(a company based in Singapore and involving aspects of Singaporean and Malaysian banking law)  and in the second for the bank.

Recent high profile  work includes advising in relation to (1) professional negligence, (2) banking law and advising in relation to the selling of interest rate hedging products and a (3) multiparty competition law case involving an allegation of prohibited concerted practices within the UK.

Jonathan's memberships and associations

  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitration
  • Law Society
  • Member of Hon. Soc. of Gray’s Inn

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